After a summer away at camp, Phil returns home to find that his mother and twin sister aren’t speaking to one another. Not willing to confront his family during the last days of the summer holidays, Phil escapes to hang out with his best friend, Kat, eating ice cream and playing dress-up.
As the school year begins, a new student arrives – the handsome and mysterious Nicholas. Smitten, Phil watches his crush as he runs around the track after school, and is thrilled when Nicholas returns his feelings. However, when first love’s volatility comes to light, Phil realizes he must deal with the problems of his past in order to deal with the issues of his present.
A romantic coming-of-age comedy-drama based on the 1998 bestselling novel by German author Andreas Steinhofel, Center of My World is a touching must-see. The film won numerous “Best Feature Film” and “Best Director” awards at festivals around the globe. It was also chosen as an official selection at BFI: London LGBT Film Festival, Frameline, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Cleveland International film festival Miami, Inside OUt Toronto LGBT Film Festival and the Guadalajara International Film Festival.